Sign up


Match Document Document Title
8799097 Accessing remote systems using image content  
Systems and methods allow users to capture an image and transmit data to a remote system. An embodiment includes a method comprising capturing, at a mobile device, an image; generating, at the...
8799108 Passive shopping service optimization  
A shopping system may receive, from a user, a request to add information about an item to a watch list associated with the user; may receive, from the user, a price associated with the item; and...
8799106 System and method for assisting online product research by consumers  
Rating information is maintained that is associated with one or more sources from which a product of interest can be purchased. Search criteria is received from a user that defines a product of...
8799090 Audio/video automated payment facility  
A central monitoring station is linked to a plurality of remote terminals, such as payment terminals at a plurality of parking facilities. A two-way communication system enables communication...
8799094 Product catalog management system and method  
A product catalog management system and method is provided for managing product data associated with a plurality of products. In one embodiment, the system comprises a processor, a product...
8799096 Scoring recommendations and explanations with a probabilistic user model  
A data processing system generates recommendations for on-line shopping by scoring recommendations matching the customer's cart contents using by assessing and ranking each candidate recommendation...
8797327 Product visualization and interaction systems and methods thereof  
A method and system for displaying one or more products includes displaying a virtual, three-dimensional view of at least one product on a display system, selecting at least one action with the...
8799095 Inventory and revenue maximization method and system  
A method is provided for enterprise management and bundling of inventory to maximize revenue on perishable products. An electronic data-mart collects factors for the probability and price...
8799102 Mobile commerce framework  
A subscription-based system for providing commerce information for one or more mobile devices for one or more merchants. Some techniques employed feature a subscription-based method for presenting...
8799093 Method, computer readable medium, and system for assisting a customer in making purchases  
A method of assisting a customer in making purchases includes receiving a voiced call from the customer at an automated voice services node. Voice instructions from the customer are received...
8793185 System and method for securing information distribution via email  
A method facilitating secure financial transactions using email is presented comprising the steps of receiving bill data at a server implementing the method, and generating an email message to a...
8793166 On-line payment transactions  
A computer-implemented method includes accessing, with a user computing device, a web-based document from a first party containing a mark-up code segment pointing to a second party; and loading,...
8793165 Method, program storage device, and apparatus for offering a user a plurality of scenarios under which to conduct a primary transaction  
A method of offering a user a plurality of scenarios under which to conduct at least one primary transaction involving at least one specific item, the specific item being one of goods and services,...
8793164 System and method enabling children to shop on-line  
A system and method enabling people, including children, to shop on-line in a safe and secure manner. A gift card having a predetermined monetary value is purchased by a parent, friend or other...
8793162 Adding information or functionality to a rendered document via association with an electronic counterpart  
An action plan data structure for one or more selected rendered documents is described. The data structure contains information specifying an action to perform automatically in response to a text...
8793593 Integrating structured objects and actions generated on external systems into a social networking system  
A social networking system includes a mechanism for integrating user actions on objects outside of the social networking system in the social graph. For example, streaming music on external systems...
8793163 Package and method for creating such a package for assisting a person in transitioning from one disposable absorbent product to another  
A package includes a plurality of a first absorbent product from a first product category and at least one sample of a second absorbent product from a second product category. The first absorbent...
8788361 Systems and methods for managing rights to broadband content  
Systems and methods for managing rights to broadband content are provided. A request for broadband content may be received by a server. The received request may include a client identifier...
8788401 Seller-driven method for a bid set system  
A method for automatically bidding on multiple on-line auction items up for bid where the number of items the bidder wishes to buy is less than the number of items up for bid is disclosed. A method...
8788354 System and method for operator charging gateway  
An Operator Charging Gateway (OCG) facility within a Mobile Commerce environment that, among other things, provides a bearer-independent and delivery-agnostic charging platform that, inter alia,...
8788358 Systems and methods for enterprise branded application frameworks for mobile and other environments  
An application framework for mobile devices may provide a variety of application modules directed towards enterprise brand extension. The application modules are organized into five main...
8788357 System and method for productizing human capital labor employment positions/jobs  
A method includes configuring a human-capital-management (HCM) master taxonomy and a HCM language library. The HCM master taxonomy includes a plurality of levels that range from more general to...
8788432 Method and apparatus for efficient handling of product return transactions  
A method and apparatus for efficient handling of product returns to reduce associated costs. A computer system at a regional product return center scans a returned product for identifying...
8788374 Method and system for account parallel processing  
A method for account parallel processing used by an account processing center to process a request for account operation is disclosed. The method comprises: (1) categorizing accounts as high...
8788351 Point of sale tax reporting and automatic collection system with tax register  
A point of sale tax reporting system including a smart tax register located at a retailer location. The retailer smart register processes consumer transactions and calculates the amount of sales...
8788360 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788366 Affiliate site creation using automatically identified keywords  
The present disclosure describes techniques for generating new product codes to add to an affiliate site using automatic keyword selection from content on an affiliate site. In one scenario, a...
8788331 Method and apparatus for identifying international travelers and providing an incentive to purchase travel services  
Generating a commission for a passport photo provider by identifying a group of people that are about to travel in the near future, providing the customers with an incentive to purchase a travel...
8788359 Vending machine information  
A method is described for displaying vending machine product data using a display of a mobile communication device. This has the advantage of using the superior display of the mobile communication...
8788423 Method and system for secure network-based distribution of content  
A method and system for network-based distribution of content are disclosed. The distribution of content is not only secure but also controlled. The security restricts access to content within...
8788368 Methods, systems, and products for electronic purchases  
An electronic shopping cart may reference multiple items from different merchants. Any merchant may inspect the electronic shopping cart and make counteroffers to a purchaser. If the purchaser...
8788369 Method and apparatus for providing asynchronous payment processing  
An approach is provided for processing transaction payments. The transaction engine receives payment information, from a device, for completing a transaction between a first party and a second...
8788362 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788365 Customized consumer products based on audio files  
Computer based systems and methods allow designing (e.g., customization) of consumer products, such as articles of footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, etc., by users.
8788356 System and method for effectively providing software to client devices in an electronic network  
A system and method for effectively supporting software distribution in an electronic network includes a software server and a network of client devices. The software server stores software items...
8788370 Web service architecture for product version retrieval  
Various techniques for providing product versioning as a Web Service are disclosed. One method involves receiving a Web Service signature requesting access to a product model. In response to...
8788363 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788355 Medium and system for searching commercial messages  
An information processing apparatus includes a detecting unit for detecting a commercial message contained in a broadcast television program, a feature quantity calculating unit for calculating a...
8781909 Method, medium, and system for ensuring the quality of a service in a distributed computing environment  
A method of determining a service provider to perform a service. A request for the service and requirements pertaining to performance of the service is received. Identification of providers of...
8781878 Computer method and apparatus for outcome-based pricing of goods and services  
The present invention provides a system and method that allow sellers to offer goods and services at prices that vary depending on what transpires during the event or service. The final price is...
8781875 System for and method of automatic optimizing quantitative business objectives of sellers (advertisers) with synergistic pricing, promotions and advertisements, while simultaneously minimizing expenditures and discovery and optimizing allocation of advertising channels that optimize such objectives  
An Internet system for and method of automatic optimizing quantitative business objectives of sellers (advertisers) with synergistic pricing, promotions and advertisements, while simultaneously...
8781894 System to provide price adjustments based on indicated product interest  
A system to provide price adjustments based on indicated product interest includes reception of an indication from a customer of interest in a first product, reception of an indication from a...
8781911 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8781910 Automobile history information delivery system  
A system and method for providing ready access to information about a vehicle offered for sale. A linking element is physically located on the vehicle. The linking element can assume many forms,...
8781846 System and method for the analysis of pricing data including pricing flexibility for vehicles and other commodities  
Embodiments disclosed herein can provide consumers with an effective tool for evaluating the negotiability of prices for vehicles in the marketplace. The tool may include a Price Flexibility Score...
8781828 Electronic device and method of controlling the same  
An electronic device and a method of controlling the electronic device are provided. According to an embodiment, the electronic device may recognize a first sound signal output from at least one...
8775322 System for matching buyers and sellers based on buyer seller preferences  
Computerized methods, devices, and systems are provided for facilitating property and service transactions. Characteristics are entered, tracked and updated for potential buyers and potential...
8775262 Computer system and method for proving an on-line mall  
A method for providing an on-line mall with multiple communities. The method provides multiple communities within an on-line mall environment. Multiple stores are provided within each of the...
8775264 Spiral listing of items  
Disclosed are various embodiments for rendering images of items in a ranked listing as a spiral on a network page. In one embodiment, a page builder ranks a listing of items according to a...
8775274 System, method, and computer program product for a unified internet wallet and gift registry  
A method and apparatus for providing enhanced functionality to product webpages is described. This method and apparatus may be used to provide a unified toolbar across product webpages of multiple,...